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How do I authorize a suspicious file?

Authorizing suspicious items on the local computer


Step 1 - Right-click the Sophos Shield and select [Open Sophos Endpoint Security and Control]  
Step 2 - Click on [configure anti-virus and HIPS] and then click on [Authorization].  
Step 3 - In the Authorization Manager window, select the tab for the type of behavior that has been detected, e.g. suspicious file. Find the file or program that has been detected and move it from the 'Known' list to the 'Authorized' list.
Step 4 - Click [OK] when done.  

This article was updated: 07/9/2013